First Look: Flagship Walgreens Inside Historic Noel State Bank Building
Nov20

First Look: Flagship Walgreens Inside Historic Noel State Bank Building

One of Chicagoland’s most prominent retailers has cleaned up one of Chicago’s grossest corners. The new Walgreens flagship store opens tomorrow (November 21, 2012) at the corner of West North Avenue and North Damen Avenue in Bucktown.  It is right on the border of Bucktown and Wicker Park, a fact acknowledged in the standards flying from the facade. The new drug store is in Gardner Coughlen’s old Noel State Bank building, a city...

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Status Update: Bucktown’s Flagship Walgreen’s
Nov16

Status Update: Bucktown’s Flagship Walgreen’s

A few years ago, Walgreens started rolling out a fleet of new “flagship” stores. Not surprisingly one of them landed in The Loop. The second one is going to open in Bucktown next month. It’s being built inside the landmark Noel State Bank Building (1601 North Milwaukee Avenue) on the corner of North Damen and North Milwaukee Avenues. A reader sent in some construction pictures showing the inside of the building about...

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